The department's policy, however, is less restrictive than Aurora's. Two Denver officers shot and killed a 17-year-old girl in a moving car earlier this week.
Laura Sonya Rosales Hernandez said Wednesday that she doesn't trust the police investigation into the Monday shooting of Jessica Hernandez.
Does the city need more stringent restrictions on when police officers can shoot at moving vehicles?
Police shot the teenager Monday at about 6:30 a.m. after they say she struck and injured an officer with a stolen car.
The state's top law enforcement officials gathered for a roundtable discussion today to find ways to ease tension and improve ties between citizens and police.
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder recently announced new federal policing guidelines intended to end racial profiling. So far, the Denver police department hasn't adopted them.
Denver Mayor Michael Hancock will hold talks Friday on how to improve the relationship between police and minorities.
Denver police want to buy 800 police cameras that would be attached to their uniforms as a way to head off disputes between officers and citizens. Departments around the country that have tried that say they’ve had fewer complaints about police behavior.
Chief Robert White says the cameras will do a great deal to increase the transparency of police work.